Cooking with Beer Recipes

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Tag: Desserts


Homemade Marshmallows made with Black Pepper and Smoked Stout

I used to be a Food Network junkie. It started when I first discovered Iron Chef. It only got worse when I learned that was only the tip of the food porn iceberg. I’m not sure what it was that drew me to cooking shows. I didn’t know how to cook, I had no interest in […]

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Pumpkin Ale Cream Puffs

For this recipe you’ll need to make pâte à choux. Sounds intimidating, no? The name almost scared me away the first time I looked at a cream puff recipe and I still can’t pronounce it properly (sorry, France!). But in truth, pâte à choux is an incredibly simple, versatile dough that makes several impressive baked goods including profiteroles, […]

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Breakfast Stout French Toast stuffed with Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

I’ve been cleaning out my fridge in preparation for vacation. There are jars and containers galore filled with sauces, grated cheeses, and more from kitchen experiments, last week’s dinner, and recent blog posts. One such container was filled with leftover bourbon cream cheese frosting from a batch of pumpkin whoopie pies. I definitely made too much. Oops! […]

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Pumpkin Stout Whoopie Pies with Bourbon Cream Cheese Filling

This year, pumpkin beers hit the shelves in July only to be followed with dozens of articles about seasonal creep. I’ve worked in brewery operations and production planning so I understand how difficult it is to time seasonals and fight for shelf space, but I still can’t bring myself to drink pumpkin beer before Fall hits. I associate […]

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Peach and Blueberry Coffee Cake

If I bake a cake, I always want to eat a slice for breakfast the next day. It’ll sit on the countertop tempting me in the morning: Don’t wait until after dinner! Eat me now! How can I resist? And why should I resist? Do I really have to wait until after dinner for dessert? And […]

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Fresh Blueberry Sauce with Wild Ale

Fresh blueberries abound at the Farmers Market right now. There were tables filled on my visit last week, even as the market was closing for the night. I picked up a few pints and have been putting them on yogurt, in smoothies, mixed into ice cream.. needless to say, there’s a lot of blueberry goodness […]

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